Seeking Asylum in the European Union
This paper presents an overview of the legislation enacted from 1999-2004 for a comparative picture between the previous situation and the current status of the specific issues addressed by the European Council. In so doing, the paper also studies whether the goals of the European Council in Tampere have been achieved.
Seeking Asylum in the European Union: Is the Spirit of Tampere Present in New Legislation? (238.43 Kb pdf file)
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